Organizational Studies

BA/MSIS Accelerated Degree Program in Organizational Studies and Information Systems

Pitzer's Organizational Studies Field Group and Claremont Graduate University's Program in Information Science offer Organizational Studies majors the opportunity to obtain an accelerated MSIS degree. Students must formally apply in the fall and be admitted into the Information Science Program at CGU in the spring semester of their junior year. Applicants must demonstrate competence in information technology and be recommended by the Pitzer Organizational Studies Field Group. Students in the joint program must declare their major in Organizational Studies before applying for this program. Interested students should see J. Lewis.

The joint program is a 19-course program that requires nine courses from the Organizational Studies major and 10 from the Information Science Program. This joint degree is designed to be completed in at least one year beyond the BA degree. The student must enroll at the Claremont Graduate University for at least 8 classes. Applicants to this program must also demonstrate competence in one or more computer languages before entering the program. Specific requirements for this program can be obtained from J. Lewis.

Organizational Studies in the Pitzer College course catalog